New $100 bills start circulating Tuesday

The new $100 bill, with an array of high-tech features designed to thwart counterfeiters, will get its coming out party on Tuesday, partial government shutdown or not.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 04:15pm EDT

No impact seen on ski season from furloughs

Ski industry sees no immediate impact on season because of National Forest Service furloughs

Monday - 10/07/2013, 03:10pm EDT

Supreme Court term begins amid government shutdown

The Supreme Court began its new term Monday by turning away hundreds of appeals, including Virginia's bid to revive its anti-sodomy law.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 02:11pm EDT

Volunteers, port-a-potties help Salem in shutdown

Witchy Salem rolls out volunteers, port-a-potties to deal with govt shutdown at peak season

Monday - 10/07/2013, 02:01pm EDT

Government shutdown hits DC's food truck business

DC food truck owners see sales drop by 50 percent or more during government shutdown

Monday - 10/07/2013, 11:30am EDT

Hoyer: GOP lawmakers running scared

The No. 2 House Democrat says a key factor extending the government shutdown is fear among moderate Republicans about a tea party challenge.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 10:45am EDT

U.S. government work is losing cachet for some

There was a time when being a federal employee meant a steady paycheck, great benefits and pride in serving the country.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 08:24am EDT
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Most furloughed Fort Lee civilian workers recalled

Most of Fort Lee's furloughed Department of Defense civilian workers recalled

Monday - 10/07/2013, 07:20am EDT

Government's work stacking up a week into shutdown

Across America the government's work is piling up, and it's not just paperwork.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 06:26am EDT

Shutdown impact: Tourists, homebuyers hit quickly

A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 06:14am EDT

Pentagon orders most furloughed civilian workers back to work

The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 09:02pm EDT

A shutdown? Better bundle up this winter

Federal government shutdowns are almost always followed by cold and snowy winters.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 12:37pm EDT

Government doors closed, but workers may get paid

Their government has failed to keep the doors open and has told federal workers to stay off the job as the political parties fight over spending and health care in austere times.

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 06:32pm EDT

NC hotel forced to close over government shutdown

Conservative activists are protesting the forced closing of a private North Carolina hotel and restaurant as a casualty of the partial federal government shutdown.

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 04:45pm EDT

Shutdown's ripple effects on security, local economy

"There are a significant number of national security issues impacted," says Mario Mancuso, former Pentagon official, and partner at the Fried Frank law firm.

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 02:20pm EDT

House votes to give furloughed workers back pay

Congress and President Barack Obama are sending this message to the 800,000 sidelined government employees: We don't know when the impasses will end but you will get reimbursed for lost pay once the government reopens.

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 12:03pm EDT

Furloughed fed finds work through Hard Times

The days suddenly seem longer for some of the 800,000 federal workers furloughed this week.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 06:41pm EDT
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Not all federal agencies taking a hit in shutdown

As many high-profile agencies sit idle because of the federal government shutdown, others are humming along just fine, thank you.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 05:45pm EDT
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